On 24 July 1997, the Monster Rancher series debuted in Japan as Monster Farm – making this weekend its 24th birthday. While things have been relatively quiet for Monster Rancher fans in recent years, it looks like Koei Tecmo is now making preparations for the franchise’s big 25th anniversary!
Koei Tecmo’s official Monster Farm Japanese Twitter account has announced that various projects are now in the works to celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary next year. While the company has not shared any specifics about what these projects will be, it has asked fans to pay attention for more news in the future.
— モンスターファーム【公式】 (@MonsterFarm_KT) July 23, 2021
Here’s a rough translation of Koei Tecmo’s announcement:
“Monster Farm was released on July 24, 1997.
The Monster Farm series will finally enter its 25th year. In the next year, various projects will start for the 25th anniversary. Pay attention!“
We’ll report back if we hear more about these anniversary projects in the future. Stay tuned!